Lisa Hummel, born in 1992 in Laupheim, Baden-Württemberg, received her first organ lessons at the age of seven.
She studied church music (bachelor) and school music (state exam) at the University of Music Freiburg church music (master) at the Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University of Music Leipzig. There, she also studied Meisterklasse Organ with Prof. Martin Schmeding and Conducting with Prof. Matthias Foremny in Leipzig.
After having won several prizes at the German national youth competition (“Jugend musiziert”), she won the first prize at the Pipeworks International Organ Competition in Ireland in 2014. In the same year, she was awarded second prize at the 19th International Organ Competition Wiesbaden and third prize at the 2nd International Organ Competition St. Petersburg. She was also prizewinner of the 9th International Organ Competition Korschenbroich. In 2016, she won the second prize and the public prize at the international organ competition ION Nürnberg, one of the most prestigious organ competitions in Europe.
In 2015, Lisa won the ACV Choral Conducting Competition in Rottenburg.
She attended masterclasses with Ben van Oosten, Masaaki Suzuki, Hans Fagius, Daniel Roth, Gerhard Weinberger, Matthias Maierhofer, Janette Fishell, Lorenzo Ghielmi, Henry Fairs and Jaroslav Tůma.
Lisa has given recitals and concerts throughout Germany, as well as in France, Ireland, Switzerland, Russia, Slovakia and Poland. Among these, she has performed in the Essen Philharmonie, in Hamburg St. Petri, Nürnberg St. Lorenz, Grossmünster Zürich, Münster Freiburg, Dom zu Essen, Thomaskirche Leipzig, Frauenkirche Dresden and Galway Cathedral.
Since 2013, she receives a scholarship from “Cusanuswerk”, the German catholic fund and in 2020, she is recipient of the MKK (Märkische Kulturkonferenz) scholarship.
From 2014 to 2016, she conducted the choir of Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg. From 2014 to 2017, she worked as a church musician in St. Ulrich (Black Forest). She is artistic director of ensemble avelarte e.V. In the 2019/2020 season she is musical assistant at the Leipzig Academic Orchestra.
Stipendium der Märkischen Kulturkonzferenz für das Jahr 2020